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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. gravel, clay,sand, and salt are nonmetal minerals
  2. depositied material that remains in place long enough or is covered with enough material to compact into stone
  3. cyrstalline minerals solidfied by motlen magma from deep in the earths interior
  4. huge blocks of the earths crust that slides around slowly pulling apart to open new ocean basins or crashing into each other to create larger landmass
  5. the process by which one tectonic plate is pushed down below another as plates crash into each other
  6. the cool, lightweight, outermost layer of the earths surface that floats on the soft pliable underlaying layers

6 True/False Questions

  1. weatheringchanges in rocks brought about by exposer to air, water, changing tempuratures, and reactive chemical agents


  2. mass wastingmass movement or geologic materials downhill caused my rockslides avalanches or simple slumping


  3. mantlethe dense intensely hot mass of molten metal, mostly iron and nickel thousands of kilometers in diameter at earths center (inner core = solid; outer core = liquid)


  4. rock cyclethe process whereby rocks broken down by chemical and pyshical forces


  5. metamorphic rockigneous and sedimentary rocks modified heat, pressure, and chemical reaction


  6. corea solid, cohesive, aggregate of one or more cyrstalline minerals ex: granite


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